Donald Trump

Donald Trump
Real Estate Mogul

Who was “The Don”

Donald John Trump was born June 14, 1946 in New York, New York. His father was Fred Trump, a real estate developer, whom Donald viewed as his mentor.

He joined his father's business after studying at Wharton Business School and worked for him for five years. Donald then decided that he want to go bigger than his father and moved to Manhattan. Though he didn't have a lot of money at that stage, his negotiation skills got him accepted into a very exclusive club. This gave him the access to power and money that he needed to start his real estate empire.

His property holdings include some very prestigious Manhattan addresses like Trump Tower on 5th Avenue, Trump Parc, Trump Palace, Trump Plaza and 610 Park Avenue. He is also the owner of the West Side Rail Yards and this is in the process of being developed to the tune of $5 billion. Other properties and holdings include several hotels and casinos in various places including Atlantic City and Miami.

Despite his incredible wealth and deal making skills, th...

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